Father: Elisha Townsend Mother: Sarah Caroline Anthony Husband: Joseph Monroe Shook Children: 1. Esther Caroline m. Leonard McKeehan 2. Andrew moved to Oklahoma, m. Minnie Harrelson 3. Nancy Jane never married 4. Alfred (moved to Oklahoma) 5. Elisha m. Mary Lou Watkins 6. George m.Phenare Chastain 7. Clarenda m. George McKeehan 8. Tricie m. John Lee 9. Alexander m.Lula Hyatt
Joseph "Joe" was a blacksmith and farmer. Joe and Mary lived on Gum Log on a boundary of land that she inherited from her father Elisha Townsend.
When Mary died Joseph married Jane Bryant. They didn't have any children.